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Tyrrell has another Find

Tyrrell has another Find Canada Postage Stamp
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Title

Tyrrell has another Find

Denomination

38¢

Date of Issue

March 22, 1989

Year

Quantity

4,745,250

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Exploration of Canada, Realizers

Series Time Span

1989

Perforation or Dimension

12.5 x 13

Printer

Ashton-Potter Limited.

Creators

Designed by Frederick Hagan.

About Stamp

Even today, the Canadian North can appear remote and forbidding. The last four explorers in the Exploration stamp series traversed lands and waters where few now dare to venture. In 1893, J.B. Tyrell, discoverer of the fossil beds of Alberta, and a geologist with the Geological Survey of Canada, set out to explore the Barren Lands. A party of eight, including Joseph's brother James, canoed up the Dubawnt and Thelon Rivers to Chesterfield Inlet and Hudson's Bay. The barely survived, but brought back important scientific information about glaciation in North America. Frederick Hagan of Newmarket, Ontario, created these four stamps, the last in the series on the Exploration of Canada. Maps of the voyages of exploration are highlighted and some of the salient features of the expeditions are shown to give a feeling for the harshness of the conditions endured by the explorers.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1989.

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